Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham with a requirement for QA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited QA over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Gloucestershire > Cheltenham
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 29 22
Rank change year-on-year +4 -7 -
Contract jobs citing QA 2 6 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 1.38% 2.55% 6.02%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.88% 30.00% 48.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 14
Cheltenham median daily rate £388 £350 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -22.22% -
10th Percentile £369 £350 £330
90th Percentile £406 £350 £475
Gloucestershire median daily rate £315 £350 £449
% change year-on-year -10.00% -22.01% +28.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheltenham median hourly rate - - -
Gloucestershire median hourly rate - - -

QA is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Cheltenham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 34 20 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 23.45% 8.51% 12.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 16
Cheltenham median daily rate £425 £413 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% -8.33% +84.62%
10th Percentile £238 £221 £316
90th Percentile £514 £688 £475
Gloucestershire median daily rate £420 £440 £400
% change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 7
Cheltenham median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £34.25 £11.00 £39.30
90th Percentile £60.00 £43.75 £44.55
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £45.00 £38.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year +18.42% -11.63% +6.17%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

Job postings citing QA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham.

Job vacancy trend for QA in Cheltenham

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing QA in Cheltenham.

Contractor daily rate trend for QA in Cheltenham

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing QA in Cheltenham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for QA in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing QA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheltenham region with a requirement for QA.

1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) ETL
1 1 (50.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Account Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Internal Account Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Sales Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) ETL
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Salesforce.com